somebody walked away from their own proposal after i endorsed it. they make a proposal, sign on the deal, i say, great, great idea. i turn around, they're gone. what happened? >> now, it has happened again. republicans are bailing out of talks on a deal to keep the u.s. from defaulting on our debt, and they're doing so by rejecting their own proposal, as a blog in ror rortybomb had to say. in march, congressional members issued this report. spend the less, oh, less, grow the economy. it's a republican thing that included a pie chart that's the republican solution for solving the deficit. according to their math, their equation for the economy would be 85% spending cuts and 15% new tax revenue.